Unwrap Indie: Guernica Editions

November 25, 2021

In today's Unwrap Indie feature, we're highlighting the work of Guernica Editions—an Ontario-based press that takes a daring, diverse, and cutting-edge approach to the titles they publish with the aim of making the world a better place. Scroll on for three powerful selections for the giftee who throws peace signs instead of shade.

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From now until Nov 28th we're gifting 15% OFF all #unwrapindie books on All Lit Up!

 

 

 

 

Books we recommend for your giftee to unwrap from Guernica Editions

 

 

 

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Why we love this book:

Twelve years in America hasn't yielded much success for Eziafa Okereke. In an attempt to change his lot in life, he travels back to Nigeria to find himself a wife. At the insistence of her family and against her own desires, 18-year-old Zina is forced to wed Eziafa and returns with him to the US. Living in Houston, the couple confront the challenges of their turbulent relationship...until Zina decides to flip the script on their marriage.

Read a full description of A Good Name here.

Where do I find the book?  Find it on All Lit Up for 15% off until Nov 28 or from your local indie bookseller with our Shop Local feature available on the book page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Why we love this book:

Grace Lau's The Language We Were Never Taught to Speak gives us the poetry of personal identities and perspectives—the visible and the invisible—and expands through cultural touchstones to reflect the stories of Canadian immigrants, shedding light on broader universal truths.

Read a full description of The Language We Were Never Taught to Speak here.

Where do I find the book?  Find it on All Lit Up for 15% off until Nov 28 or from your local indie bookseller with our Shop Local feature available on the book page.

 

 

 

 

 

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Why we love this book:

Drawing from her own experience as a woman of Iranian and British Isle descent, Hollay Ghadery explores the nature of bi-racial women's bodies against the conflicting expectations of various cultures, along with the documented challenges of mental health issues that they face.

Read a full description of Fuse here.

Where do I find the book?  Find it on All Lit Up for 15% off until Nov 28 or from your local indie bookseller with our Shop Local feature available on the book page.

 

 

 

 

 

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